Before Coachella: There Was Hawkesbay Beach

Pictured here are young girls in trousers and skirts at Hawkes Bay Beach, located in Karachi, Pakistan – once a staple on many a celebrity musician’s calendar, young students far and wide flocked here in the 1960s. Karachi’s Hawkesbay Beach had live music at parties, discos and weddings. Legends such as Quincy Jones, Duke Ellington, Count Bassey and…

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